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Political Interference NCAA’s Greatest Challenge——– Demuren, Ex-NCAA Boss

  The former Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr Harold Demuren, has stated that the greatest challenge facing the regulatory body is political interference to safety regulation. He said this while speaking at the Quarter One Breakfast Meeting organised by the Aviation Round Table Safety Initiative (ARTSI)at GulfView Hotel and Suites […]


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Minister Of State For Labour, Ocholi Dies In Road Crash

The Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, James Ocholi, SAN is dead. It was learnt that the Kogi born Ocholi died in a motor accident on his way to Kaduna on Sunday. AbelNews gathered that his wife and son were also seriously injured in the crash The accident was said to have occurred on […]


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Lagos International Airport Security Procedures In Line With ICAO—-TSA

…As FAAN Confirms Readiness For The Audit The officials of the America Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has concluded its Security Assessment of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA),Lagos . The officials expressed deep satisfaction at the level of compliance with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Standard and Recommended Practices in the airport. An online […]


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Bristow Completes NCAA Imposed Comprehensive Audit

…As Sikorsky S—76 Resumes Flight Operations Today Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Limited’s Sikorsky S-76 aircraft has commenced flight operations today following completion of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority’s (NCAA) comprehensive operational audit on the 16 Sikorsky S-76 helicopters in its fleet. The completion of the compulsory audit and resumption of operations by the airline using the […]


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FG Plans New Tax On Phone Calls, Pay Tv

Communication service subscribers may pay additional tax if a new Bill now being introduced by the National Assembly is enacted into law. The categories of communication services liable to the tax include voice calls, SMS, MMS, Data and Pay TV. The Bill, titled ‘Communication Service Tax Bill (“CST” or the “Bill”) 2015’, seeks to impose, […]


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LEDAP Commends Army Council For Setting Aside Brig. Ransome-Kuti’s Conviction

The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has commended the Army Council for setting aside the conviction of Brigadier-General Enitan Ransome-Kuti. LEDAP is a public interest non-profit organisation with registered mandate to protect human rights, the rule of law and good governance in Nigeria. The commendation is contained in an online a statement signed by […]


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NDLEA Arrests 3 Clearing Agents, Exporter Over N220m Drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the International wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos has arrested an exporter and three clearing agents in connection with unlawful exportation of illicit drugs out of the country. The seized drugs weighing 54.76kg include 24.7kg of methamphetamine disguised as artificial hair, 2.810kg of cocaine concealed […]


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MedView Visits Nigerian Stock Exchange In Preparation For Listing


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Two feared Dead In Area Boys-Okada Riders Clash at Mile 12 Mkt

…Cars Set Ablaze …As Ambode Orders Closure Of Mkt …Police Arrests 50 Suspects No fewer than two persons were feared dead while hundreds of residents of Agiliti community in the Mile 12 area of Lagos state live in fear, as hoodlums otherwise referred to as ‘Area boys’ engaged commercial cyclists popularly called ‘Okada riders’ in […]


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Bristow President Jonathan Beliff visits Nigeria, Flies Sikorsky S-76 Helicopter

As part of efforts to reiterate the company’s commitment to safety in view of the recent ditching of one of its helicopter on February 3, 2016, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bristow Group Incorporation, Jonathan Baliff and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jeremy Akel has visited. They were joined by several members of the […]